Rev. Mark Edward Barnett Jr.

Rev. Mark Edward Barnett Jr.

Calera

Rev. Mark Edward Barnett Jr., age 77, of Calera went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011.  Rev. Barnett was a Baptist Minister preaching the gospel for over 45 years, and was a Korean War Army Veteran. He is survived by his sons, Jimmy Barnett (Peggy) and Wayne Barnett (Cathy); a brother, Lawrence Barnett; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held at Rockco Funeral Home Chapel, Montevallo, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 from 6-8 p.m.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 at Rock Springs Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Horton and Rev. Don Vanderslice officiating. He was laid in-state at the church one hour prior to the service.  Burial was in the adjoining cemetery.  Rockco Funeral Home directing. rockcofuneralhomes.com